Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review by crshann
- Sail Date: October 2011
- Destination: Eastern Caribbean
- Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom
Staff could not do enough to make sure our experience was the best ever. Our dining room waiter and his assistant were second to none and made dining everyday an experience to look forward to. Regarding the ship - absolutely beautiful, like a floating first class hotel. Coco Cay was a bust but given that the weather was not cooperative, it was okay. Would rather have a true port of call and not the company's private island. Essentially a seven night cruise boiled down to two ports of call, St Thomas and St Maarten. Both were okay but St Thomas was shopping for the most part and St Maarten was a bit disappointing but that was probably due to our not knowing anything about those two ports.
The difference between this and an absolutely fabulous cruise would be an additional port of call. Getting off the ship was a breeze and so efficient. It took but one hour from the time our number was called on the ship to getting into our car at the Radisson. Way to go RCL and airlines should take note. All in all a very wonderful first time cruise.
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Port & Shore Excursion Reviews
St. MaartenDriver gave informative narration even though not part of tour. Was interesting. Boat was not really what I expected. Hard to see out bottom and wave motion made it almost impossible for photographs. Concentrating more on not getting ill than in what was going on outside boat. Again, would probably try and create my own tour next time.View All 4,132 St. Maarten Cruise Port Reviews
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St. ThomasNo narration from driver. Scenery magnificent but didn't really know what we were looking at. Tour not that long. Would do independent exploration the next time.View All 1,055 St. Thomas Cruise Port Reviews
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